Hello everyone! Happy August!
I hope you all have a nice July! My month felt very long, but I finished up my last class for my Master’s program and I am so glad to be done with school! 🎉
In July I Read
- 12 Books Total
- 3 Physical Books
- 1 ebook
- 8 Audiobooks
Guess what?! I actually read all 8 of the 8 books on my July TBR!! I’m really proud of myself! (Although in all honestly it was mostly because most of my books were from the library!)
Most Stunning Fantasy: Lore
Made Me Laugh and Cry the Most: Any Way the Wind Blows
Most Addictive: Rosaline Palmer Takes the Cake
The Books I Read Were
Title: Jay’s Gay Agenda
Author: Jason June
Rating: 3 ⭐️⭐️⭐️
Blurb: Growing up in a small town, Jay is used to being the only gay kid, so he spends time dreaming of all the firsts and experiences he will one day have. When his family relocates to Seattle for his senior year of high school, Jay is thrilled to have the opportunity to finally start experiencing things in an openly queer area.
Title: A Pho Love Story
Author: Loan Le
Blurb: Bao Nguyen and Linh Mai have both grown up working in their parents’ pho restaurant. Although the Nguyen and Mai’s restaurants are nearby, they are rivals, so Bao and Linh have only spoken once. Until one day they run into each other and get placed on a project together reviewing restaurants for the school newspaper.
Title: The Blood of Stars Duology
Author: Elizabeth Lim
Blurb: Maya has trained for years to be a breathtaking seamstress, but her dreams of being the imperial tailor are out of her reach because she’s a girl. When the Emperor summons Maya’s ailing father for a competition to become the royal tailor, Maya dresses as a her brother to go in her father’s place.
Title: Out of Character
Author: Annabeth Albert
Blurb: When Milo shows up in Jasper’s life again after years of friendship ending with silent bullying in high school, Jasper is wary. But Milo needs his help, and as the two guys set out on a hunt to find rare Odyssey cards to replace the ones Milo lost, they reform an important connection.
Title: Six Crimson Cranes
Author: Elizabeth Lim
Blurb: After discovering a dragon, Shiori, the only princess of Kiata, realizes that she has forbidden magic running through her veins. When her magic catches the attention of her stepmother Raikama, Shiori and her six brothers are placed under a curse and removed from the palace. Shiori then must find her brothers, break the curse, and save her kingdom from magic and invasion.
Title: Rosaline Palmer Takes the Cake
Author: Alexis Hall
Blurb: Ever since Rosaline dropped out of college to raise her daughter on her own, life has not been easy. So when she receives the chance to enter a baking competition for prize money, Rosaline decides to brave the baking, the competitors, and the madness for her chance at victory.
Title: The Empire of Gold
Author: S. A. Chakraborty
Blurb: This was a wonderful, thrilling conclusion to the stunningly rich world of The Daevabad Trilogy.
Title: Hang the Moon
Author: Alexandria Bellefleur
Blurb: Brendon loves love, so when he runs into his long time crush, Annie for the first time in years, he jumps at the chance to show her around Seattle. However, Annie has just about given up on love, and she’s not about to change her life around for a man- but what about for her own happiness?
Title: What White People Can Do Next
Author: Emma Dabiri
Blurb: This was a powerful book discussing the importance and struggles of antiracism, and considers methods of using coalition and unity to fight the systems that oppress all.
Author: Alexandra Bracken
Blurb: After angering Zeus, seven Olympian gods and goddesses are forced into the Agon every seven years where they become mortal and are hunted by the lines of Ancient Greek heroes who try to take their power and ascend as “new gods”. This story takes place in the modern age and follows Lore, the last of the line of Perseus, as she tries to escape the grasp of the Agon and its powerful players.
Title: Any Way the Wind Blows (Simon Snow Bk 3)
Author: Rainbow Rowell
Blurb: After saving the day twice, Simon, Baz, Penny, and Agatha return to London and try to discover how to move forward. How should their shape their lives and their futures? What is happening within the world of mages- and consider if that’s even where they belong.
- The Soulmate Equation
- Witches Steeped in Gold
- Cinderella is Dead
- She Who Became the Sun
- It Had to Be You
- Lost in the Never Woods
- To Love and to Loathe
What did you read this past month? I read some pretty fun books! Have you read any of these ones?
Be safe, Stay strong, and Change the world!! ❤️🏳️🌈✊🏿✊🏾✊🏽✊🏼✊🏻🏳️🌈❤️